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THE PENS ACOLA JOU R NIAL, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 3, 1919. LOG CARTS TO BE THING OF PAST ON ROADS THE 8TATE ROAD DEPARTMENT CALLS ATTENTION TO RECENT LAW INTENDED TO PRESERVE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. Tallahassee, Fla July 3. Log carts dragging logs or parts of logs over the Improved pub 11 o roads or parts of roads of this state, will be a thing of the past. If one of the general laws enacted by the legislature at the re cent session Is enforced. The portion of the law prohibiting this class of traffics over the roads is worded as follows: "It shall be unlawful for any Indi vidual, firm or corporation to drive, propel or operate, or to have driven, propelled or operated, over the hard surfaced public roads or parts of roads in this state any vehicle or Implement having wheels that will carry,' eta, or to permit any vehicle or imple ment or any load or portion of load thereof to drag upon the surface of fcny hard surfaced public road or part tof roads." etc. Hard surfaced roads or parts of fc-oads, as defined by the act of the leg islature which is now a law, are con strued to be "brick, concrete, asphal tlc, sand-clay. sand, or bituminous . surfaced roads which are, maintained - ty county or state funds." During the recent session of the legislature quite a number of local laws were enacted regulating traffic over the roads in - various counties. Some of these laws were quite drastic in their provisions and differed widely ' In regard to the loads allowed to be carried, width of tires required, etc Under some of these local laws it ' would be a violation of law to drive a truck or vehicle in one county that would be permitted by the law affect ing an adjoining county. The new state law, which is an amendment of the law enacted in 1317,, regulates the width of tires and loads per wheel of vehicles using the public rotds that are classed above as "hard surfaced. The law, amend - ed, how reads as' follows: Protection of Roads. An act prohibiting the use of public roads of this state for traffic of an unusual or destructive character: Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: Section 1. As amended by section 1. chaper 7898, acts of 1919). It shall be unlawful for any individual, firm or corporation to drive, propel or op erate, or to have driven, propelled or operated, over the hard surfaced pub lic road or parts of roads of this state any vehicle or implement having wheels, that will carry more than two hundred pounds per wheel, for every vehicle having tires of one inch in width; or five hundred pounds per wheel for every vehicle having tires of two inches in width; or eight hun dred pounds per wheel for every ve hicle having tires of three Inches in width; or fifteen hundred pounfls per wheel for every vehicle having tires five Inches in width, or that will carry any load greater than six thousand pounds without first providing one inch of tire width per wheel for each additional two thousand pounds or fraction thereof, or to permit any ve hicle to drag upon the surface of any hard surfaced public road or parts of roads, provided: That nothing in this act shall be construed as prohibiting the use oi roughened surfaces on rub ber tires or on wheel of farm imple ments weighing less than one thous and pounds. Section 2. Any individual, firm or corporation, or any agent of such indi vidual, firm or corporation, violating the provisions of section 1 of this act, shall, on conviction thereof, be pun ished by a fine not exceeding one hun dred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county Jail not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and im prisonment, in the discretion of the court. Section 3. (As amended by section 2. chapter 7898, acts of 1919). Hard surfaced public roads or parts of roads as defined by this act, shall be con strued to be brick, concrete, asphaltic, sand-clay, sand or bituminous sur faced roads which are maintained by county or state funds. Section .4. Sections 860, 861, 862, 3674 and 3673 of the General Statutes of Florida, and all acts of the legis lature In conflict herewith are hereby repealed. tfectien 5. This act shall take ef fect upon its passage and becoming a law. Approved May 22. 1917. Amending act approved, June 7, 1919. "SEEMED THE WORK OF A WIZARD" SAID PENSACOLA MAN The Change Was Great in His Condition, Suffered From Ca tarrh, Constipation, Kidney- Trouble, and Stomach Disor der. STEEL MERCHANTS OF U. S. UNDERSELL BRITISH AT HOME .1 Tnlnn. Julv 2. Sir Auckland Ged des nresident of the board of trade j throughout the country urging tha hnuA of commons the : 'v txtri men- miiuen.e lor ine en- FEDERAL LAW TO PROTECT AUTOES URGED (BY H .C. BRAOFIELD.) Lets hald motor car thefts with a federal law. Cyril Arthur player, editorial wTiter on the Detroit News, formerly auto mobile tditor of the Seattle Post In telligencer proposes a federal law that would protect the motor car or truck owner from this collossal evil against society-motor car thievery. He sug gests a federal statute which would compel the registration of motor ve hicles, passenger cars and trucks with the federal marshal, attorney or other official who deals in the enforcement of federal laws. Mr. Player would have the manufacturere cast numbers on his various units. It would be an offense under federal law to steal a car or truck; to try and efface or dis guise such numbers; no cars could be sold without it was accompanied by a federal certificate of registration, which would be in effect the registra tion of a bill of sale with the federal government Something must be done to halt or stop the theft of motor cars. It is costing millions of dollars and a largo number .of men to trace stolen motor vehicles. It increases the first cost and increases the yearly maintenance cost of motor cars. Insurance prem iums have been placed at excessive figures because of such stealing and the future indicates that unless some protective measure with teeth in it appears they will still further increase. Motor car thieves are occupying too much time and causing too much wor ry for police departments. It is teach ing crime, because it has been an easy matter to steal and dispose of a motor car with punishment prospects light even in extreme cases. Steps are under way in Detroit to have the Detroit Automobile club and the Detroit Automobile Dealer's asso ciation get back of a movement for such a federal law. Both organiza tions will discuss it at their next meetings. A. L. Keckendorf, Cole and I Chandler dealer and president of the Dealers organization and G. Edward Bliel, Republic truck manager, a di rector of the Automobile club are both strong for the enactment of such leg islation. Over 500 letters are leaving Detroit addressed to the pnTinhile dealers t Lars of ihQjfi&ld The "big names" and the "semi-pros" all stand together when it comes time for a cold bottle of Exelso. There's a lot of real sporting pep in Exelso the real flavor. said In nthor dav that American steel m.Miu- accent or sucti recierai legislation farturera wre ouotine prices for stool ; They are urged to take it up with their in the United Kingdom lower than j local Dealer's organization, with the tho-se quoted by British manufactur- 12 MONTHS IN BED Had to Be Propped Up in Order to Get Any Rest. Dreco Has Brought Complete Relief. If any one could remember how I looked before taking Dreco, and ee me now. I believe they would think a wizard had made me over.' writes Mr. J. R. Myers, employed at the Fensacola Shipbuilding Co., form erly of Geneva, Ala. "My troubles began back In 1900. with an attack of catarrh, then fol lowed constipation and kidney trouble. The Indigestion was so severe that Tot twelve months I was obliged to propped up In bed to get any rest at all on account of the way it af fected my heart. I had muscular rheu matism, dizzy spells and was very nervous, and could rarely sleep more than a few hours at a time." "1 was in such a rundown condition "When I came to Pensacola that I had to take B. minor nnaltlnn an T kiuiM hold on to it. Mind you, during all this time I was suffering I was try ing everything I knew of to get relief, and the best I could get was tempor ary. Reading about Dreco, it seemed to fit my case exactly, so I got a bottle and praise that day. Have now taken the second bottle and I feel like a new persons. "1 go to bed and drop off to sleep at nee. I eat what I want and it never hurts me; rheumatism is all gone; stomach never hurts me; bow els act regularly; kUneys alright and catarrh about gone. I strongly urge anyone suffering as I did to try Dreco, for it won't disappoint them." Mr. Stout, the well known Dreco expert, has headquarters at the Balk cotn Drug Co., to meet the local pub lic and explain the merRs of this great remedy. See him today. Adv. crs. Nevertheless, he said, the gov ernment was net pressed to restrict tl e importation of iron and steel be;n;is ot the deman-1 :or it in Great Brit uin. Lieutenant-Colonel Sir V. Hall de clared that the American stcl manu facturers were underselling British steel in English markets by ninety shillings a ton and upward. He asked Sir Auckland if the government was going to do anything to protect Brit ish steel manufacturers from this American Competition. This evoke I the reply that the government talond ed to impose no restrictions at pres ent. - fPCi "There is a very great demand for iron and steel in thi3 country at pres-, ent and our producers are not ab'e to meet it," said Sir Auckland Geddes. "Our foreign trade demands a large amount of iron and steel to be worked into things to be exported. National Automobile Dealers associa tion and their congressman, There seems to be no doubt but wh the movement once started and then backed by some strong organi zation in the automobile industry will result in federal legislation being en acted. The industry itself can spell the doom of the motor car thief. No one sees an opportunity of in- Jurying anyone in the enactment of such a law, unless it be the organized gangs of motor thieves. Police de partments in all large cities would wel come such a law. It would be folly to quote the amount of m. -ey that is involved yearly in car thievery that it would extend yearly into eight figures ,and possibly nine is conjecture. Close to a million dollars if not an excess of than sum is spent yearly in tracing stolen motor cars; a large number of men are engaged in this business who could be doing something more profitable for their community. ' Motor car stealing has increased In surance rates and there is every indication that unless something is done the insurance companies will be forced to still further advance theft UNEMPLOYED IN BELGIUM 800,000 BUT DIMINISHING PrprVdtton for the future indicate I that there will be a shortage of man power in the country, so much so that Brussels, July 2. The number of unemployed in Belgium is 800,000 ac cording to the Minister for Food, but is diminishing from day to day. Only two blast furnaces are working out of sixty which before the war existed in Belgium. Of these sixty all but four have been completely, or to a very large extent destroyed by the Germans. The steel and iron production, which, in 1913 attained 2.224,000 tons is nil since 1917. Of 35,000 metal workers lire venues in 1913 only about two hundred are working. It is hoped that by the end of this year, at least twenty-five blast fur naces will be producing and that 4 4 perecent of the pre-war production will be obtained. Six thousand operatives have re sumed work in the linen industry. The English week of 54 hours has been agreed to. In the textile industry (carding) work may be resumed several weeks hence a great part of the machinery which the Germans had taken away has been discovered in Leipsic and re paired. the national government will be forced ,to suggest ways and means of curtail ing unnecessary labor. Men detailed to hunt motor car thieves would fall under such a ruling; a federal law would reduce the number of men en gaged in such work and give a man 'that kind of protection for his motor Congress has devoted a great deal of attention to the third largest in dustry when they were in need of Some Congressmen will es- Summer Complaint in Children. There is not anything like so many deaths from this disease now as be fore Chamberlain's Colic and Diar rhoea Remedy came into such general use. When this remedy is given with castor oil as directed and proper cars is taken as to diet, it is safe to say that fully ninety-nine out of every hundred cases recover. Mr. "W. G. Campbell, of Butler, Tenn.. says: "I have used Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy for summer com plaint in children. It is far ahead of anything I have ever used for this purpose." Adv. 1 fONSMMSSSH " St ' x XjSm lt takes a bal1 fflPl c 'fllff 'AsVM CiiPir Player Pck a MO I ' Mi R Mir drink- Takeatip if n ( V IPjjf horn "e diamond. J j j nl he prefers Exelsa M Pensacola Fruit and Produce Co. Pensacola, Fla. tablish himself as the champion for the large number of motor car own ers in this country today. Who gets the honor is something important politically, but what the general motoring public is interested in Is assurance that motor car thievery will be halted if not stopped. If a federal law is the solution, and this thus far seems to be the answer then a federal law is what we want quickly. BRITISH PAPERS EULOGIZE LIFE OF LADY PAGET Oil JJU We Will Close Friday, July 4th at Noon Anticipate your Friday's wants today. Phone us your orders in early as possible. Pensacola Dairy Co, THE HOME OF PASTEURIZED MILK 12 West Garden Phone 1321 London, July 2. The death of Lady Paget, wife of General Sir Arthur Paget, evoked eulogies of her in many British papers, which keenly regret the passing of the American woman who gladdened so many lives by Tier philan thropic work. For nearly forty years Lady Paget was a leader of London society. She made the organizing of entertainments for charitable purposes almost the main business of her life, raising enor mous sums. Her activities along that line were continued throughout the war. j Lady Paget was the daughter of Par an Stevens, an American hotel man. She, Lady Randolph Churchill and the Duchess of Manchester, the Manchest er Guardian recalls, "were a trio of American beauties who shook the ex cluslveness of English society in the early seventies," when they made their aristocratic marriages and establish ed themselves as social leaders and friends of King Edward and Queen Alexandra. Lady Paget was then de strlbed as "a dark, brilliant young beauty with remarkable blue-black eyes." Twenty years ago she was crippled by an accident in an elevator, but it made no difference to her social and charitable work. She had four chil dren, a son who died during the war. i two who were wounded, and a daugh- RLE IN GROCERY COMPANY and MAGNOLIA MARKET 500-502 South Palaf ox Street MAX KLEIN, Proprietor Fresh Meats, Green Groceries, Poultry and Eggs Telephone No. 658 We Handle Nothing But Strictly Western Meats ter, Lady Ralph Paget, who made a name for herself in hospital work for the Serbians. Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. This medicine always wins the good opinion -if not the praise of those who use it. Try it when you have need of such a remedy. Adv. TOBACCO WORKERS STRIKE IN PORTO ment reached today through the ef. forts of a legislative committee. Under the terms of the agreement the clear RICO IS AT END , -"geT gTF made. The other workers In the to Porto Rico, P. R.. July 2 The to-! bacco industry are to receive a 15 bacco workers' strike involving 15.000 ' pPr cent increase and it is expected employees In progress here since Jan - . work will be completely resumed in uary 1 has been -ended by an agree- about three weeks.